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All you need to know – Manor Community Academy


Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool, TS25 3PS


We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Manor Community Academy  – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful.

Location: Manor Community Academy

Parking: Parking is available at the back of the building and to the front of the building at pull in points on Owton Manor Lane. All parking is Free.

Essential Information: 

  • On arrival there will be a poolside assistant to greet you and help you.
  • Please do not enter the pool unless told so by your teacher.
  • You will be asked to shower before you enter the pool.
  • Strictly no eating or smoking on the premises.
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not yet fully potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • All Swim Academy Children must wear swim hats in the pool. You can find these plus our range of goggles and other Swim Accessories here
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: One large Male changing area and One Large Female changing area.


Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have full exclusivity during our hire times.

Access: Main doors to pool are at the front of the building facing the main road.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature: 30-32°C
  • Depth: 1m sloping 2m roped off at 1.4m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher
    • 8 children:2 teachers for Swim Academy
  • Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at this pool to answer any questions you may have.